Sarah Hurwitz

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Name: Sarah Hurwitz
Date registered: March 11, 2013

Latest posts

  1. World Junior Championships Kick Off — July 22, 2014
  2. Community Debates Sick Leave Ordinance — July 21, 2014
  3. Fire Breaks Out at Mt. Pisgah — July 18, 2014
  4. Employees React to Mill Fire — July 18, 2014
  5. High Obesity Rates in Lane County — July 16, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Custody Dispute Caught on Camera — 34 comments
  2. Football Player Faces Harassment Charges — 25 comments
  3. Victim Details Apparent Pick Ax Attack — 12 comments
  4. Unwelcomed Group Sets Up Near SLEEPS — 9 comments
  5. Public Pleads for Glass Bar Island — 7 comments

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Women and Working Families Roundtable

EUGENE, Ore. — U.S. Senator Jeff Merkley was in Eugene Tuesday, pushing the importance of supporting women in the workforce especially with rising costs in child care. Merkley took part in a round table discussion with Mayor Kitty Piercy, parents and child care professionals at the Vivian Olum Child Development Center on the University of … Continue reading »

Memorial Services Planned for Gamez

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — The family of an Oakridge woman found in a suitcase in Wisconsin is now planning her memorial. Jenny Gamez went missing in 2012. It was announced Monday that she is one of two women identified whose remains were found in suitcases near Geneva, Wisconsin in early June. The first body identified was … Continue reading »

Family of Murder Victim Speaks

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — No one is ever prepared to lose a family member. News of Jenny Gamez’ death is hitting her foster family hard. Law enforcement positively identified Jenny Gamez as one of the victims found in suitcases on June 5 near the town of Geneva, Wisconsin. The first body identified was 37-year-old Laura Simonson … Continue reading »

Oakridge Mom Linked to Murder Suspect

Eugene, Ore. — A missing Oakridge mother could be a victim in a Wisconsin double murder case, involving a former police officer. Corporal Conrad Gagner, with the Cottage Grove Police Department, told KEZI 9 News that the department is working with police in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, to obtain dental records of Jenny Gamez from a … Continue reading »

Coquille Trailer Fire Leaves Two Dead

COQUILLE, Ore. — Two brothers staying the night with their grandmother have died, after their trailer caught on fire Wednesday morning. And a third grandson is in critical condition. Police say the two brothers are from Roseburg. Both 13-year-old Christopher Thorp and 8-year-old Grayson Thorp died from smoke inhalation. Police say the fire broke out … Continue reading »

Age-Old Tree to be Cut Down on UO Campus

EUGENE, Ore. — A tree on the University of Oregon campus that’s more than 70 years-old is on the chopping block, because of construction at the Erb Memorial Union. But a landscape architecture professor says he’s not giving up his efforts to stop the removal of the age-old tree. Professor Whitey Lueck says landscapes and … Continue reading »

Council Passes Fireworks Ordinances

EUGENE, Ore. — There’s been an outcry of public frustration after a home in north Eugene burned down last year, from illegal fireworks. Monday night the Eugene City Council acted — with stricter guidelines for fireworks use, and harsher penalties for breaking the law. There were two ordinances on the table. The first would restrict … Continue reading »

Wedding Ring Found at Springfield DMV

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — A local woman is trying to track down the rightful owner of a wedding ring found at the Springfield DMV Wednesday. Joy says she’s not going to give up looking for the owner because a wedding ring holds more than just a monetary value. It represents cherished memories and is a memento … Continue reading »

Lenders Discuss Housing Market Changes

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene lenders and realtors met Thursday to talk about new loan programs and changes to the housing market. Eighteen lenders had booths set up at the Valley River Inn, hosted by Sierra Pacific Mortgage. A major point of discussion was the amount of time has changed to get a new loan, if … Continue reading »

Oregon Job Vacancies Difficult to Fill

EUGENE, Ore. — Nearly half of all of Oregon’s job vacancies are difficult to fill, that’s according to a new report released from the Oregon Employment Department. In Eugene leaders at Express Employment Professionals say their numbers are in line with the new report. They say it’s really a combination of factors that contribute to … Continue reading »

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